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Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

The Yankees took advantage of a particularly horrific outing by Felix Doubront and some equally bad fielding by the Red Sox as they pounded Boston 14-5 at Fenway Park.

How bad was it? The Red Sox had fewer hits (4) than errors (5) and ended the game with a position player on the mound.

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New York scored in each of the first three innings, jumping out to a 7-0 lead midway through the 3rd inning. Doubront lasted only 2.2 innings, charged with all 7 of those runs though only 3 of them were earned. He allowed 6 hits and walked 2 while only striking out 1. He also uncorked 2 wild pitches.

The Red Sox chipped away with a pair of runs in the bottom of the 3rd inning. David Ortiz lifted a sacrifice fly to shallow center field scoring Dustin Pedroia (you may have forgotten how weak Jacoby Ellsbury's arm is but Pedey didn't), and Shane Victorino scored on an RBI double by Jonny Gomes.

Boston added 3 more runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on a passed ball, a Jonny Gomes sacrifice fly, and an RBI double by Xander Bogaerts.

Making his first appearance of the season after missing 22 games with a strained right hamstring, Victorino doubled to left field in his 2nd at bat of the game. He finished 1-for-5 with 2 strikeouts and a run scored. Mike Carp pitched the 9th inning for the Red Sox, showing off a knuckle ball of all things; he was the first position player to pitch for the Sox since Darnell McDonald did it against the Orioles in 2012.

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Jim Monaghan 4/24/2014 11:03:00 PM Edit
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